4975.000 Triumfetta L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, shrublets or shrubs. Stipules lateral. Leaves alternate, simple (in ours), petiolate. Sepals 5, usually linear and with a short horn just behind the apex, stellately hairy. Petals 5, yellow or orange. Stamens 4-40. Ovary 2-5-locular. Fruit a capsule, usually spherical (rarely ovoid), echinate or setose. Note: mature fruits are essential in naming these species. The measurements of fruit diameters include the aculei.

Worldwide: 70 species in the tropics

Zambia: 25 taxa.

The larvae of the following species of insect eat species of this genus:
Hyalites eponina (Dancing acraea or Small orange acraea)
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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
amuletum SpragueN,C,SMc,Lk,SDescription, Image
angolensis Sprague & Hutch.B,N,W,E,SNw,Cb,N,E,S
annua L.B,N,W,SCb,N,C,WDescription, Image
cordifolia A.Rich. NN
dekindtiana Engl.B,N,W,C,SNw,Cb,Mc,C,Lk,SDescription, Image
digitata (Oliv.) Sprague & Hutch. N,WNw,N
glechomoides Welw. ex Mast.N,W,SCb,N,C
grandistipulata Wild [DD]NLp
heliocarpa K.Schum. N,W,C,SCb,N,C,Lk,S
paradoxa (Hiern) Sprague & Hutch. NN
pentandra A. Rich.N,SN,WDescription, Image
pilosa Roth var. effusa (E. Mey. ex Harv.) WildN,SLp,S
pilosa Roth var. glabrescens Sprague & Hutch.NNImage
pilosa Roth var. pilosa NNDescription, Image
reticulata Wild [DD]WCb
rhomboidea Jacq.N,W,C,SCb,N,Lk,SDescription, Image
setulosa Mast. W,CCb,C
tenuipedunculata Wild [LR-lc]N,WCb,N
tomentosa BojerN,W,C,SCb,N,Lk,S
trichocarpa Hochst. ex A. Rich.Cb,Mc,Lk
trifida Sprague & Hutch. NN
welwitschii Mast.[Agg]N,W,E,SC,LkDescription, Image
welwitschii Mast. var. descampsii (De Wild. & T. Durand) BrenanN,EN,E
welwitschii Mast. var. hirsuta (Sprague & Hutch.) WildSS
welwitschii Mast. var. welwitschii N,W,SNw,N,SImage

Other sources of information about Triumfetta:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Triumfetta
Flora of Malawi: Triumfetta
Flora of Mozambique: Triumfetta
Flora of Zimbabwe: Triumfetta

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Triumfetta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Triumfetta
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Triumfetta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Triumfetta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Triumfetta

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Triumfetta.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=934, retrieved 12 December 2017

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